Tips & Facts Install an ENERGY STAR programmable thermostat away from natural cool and hot spots. The standard electric hot water heater is on all the time, adding extra insulation will save more energy than you think. LED bulbs use 90% less electricity than a standard incandescent bulb. They last for 25 years. Replace standard incandescent light bulbs with LED bulbs and save up to 90% of lighting costs. Modern washing machines and detergents can clean clothes effectively in cold water. When possible, wash clothes in cold water. About 90% of the energy use in a clothes washer goes to water heating. Make sure your dryer's outside vent is clear and clean the lint filter after every load. When shopping for a new dryer look for one with a moisture sensor that automatically shuts off when clothes are dry. Always buy ENERGY STAR qualified appliances and equipment - they're up to 40% more efficient. A freezer that is packed is more efficient. Are you an EAU client? Click the button below to report your meter reading! Report your MR (meter reading) HERE Not an EAU Client yet? Do you have a question? Contact us HERE.